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HB 12 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 118 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 292 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 309 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the establishment of a home and community-based services program under Medicaid for certain persons with severe and persistent mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 335 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain Medicaid reimbursement disputes; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 337 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance benefits, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 507 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 542 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the drug screening and testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 727 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to the use of home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 850 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with an intellectual disability or related conditions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 935 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 1070 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to discrimination by a health care provider based on immunization status. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1133 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Appropriations Received from the House
HB 1158 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the content of an application for Medicaid. House: Public Health Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 1206 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to allowing Medicaid managed care organizations to adopt their own drug formularies. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1225 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental health benefit plans. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1398 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by certain providers under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1408 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1412 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana | et. al. Relating to the continuation of medical assistance benefits for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1420 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a late payment penalty against Medicaid managed care organizations that fail to timely pay certain physician and provider claims. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1486 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1524 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to transparency in the rate-setting processes for the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1600 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain mental health screenings under the Texas Health Steps program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1622 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1629 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1734 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1768 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to care coordination under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1769 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to information sharing among care coordinators and providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1770 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to establishing caseload standards for certain care coordinators under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1871 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to a person's eligibility for Medicaid. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1917 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to contract requirements for prescription drug benefits provided by Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1950 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2114 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to identify customers who may be eligible for bill payment assistance programs. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2123 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2135 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2239 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to transitional child-care services in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2303 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2342 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a study on Medicaid managed care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2373 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the period for filing a claim for reimbursement for certain ancillary services under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2375 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a report on cost savings attributable to the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2454 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the provision of a nursing facility quality-based payment incentives program and a program to increase direct care staff and wages under Medicaid. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2466 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the content of an application for Medicaid and coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2500 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits under a fee-for-service delivery model. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2570 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the creation of the legislative oversight committee on the allocation of Medicaid beds in nursing facilities. House: Human Services Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2590 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the administrative penalty, amelioration, and informal dispute resolution processes for providers participating in certain Medicaid waiver programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2599 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2607 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2626 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to administrative and other expenditures by Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2752 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the participation of speech-language pathologists as providers under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2801 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to contracts between Medicaid managed care organizations and certain providers of behavioral health and physical health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2807 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the participation of an advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2864 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of on-campus mental health services by a school district and reimbursement under Medicaid for certain services provided to eligible students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2897 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the mental health first aid program training and reporting. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2905 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to reimbursement rates for certain therapy services under Medicaid and accountability to Medicaid recipients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2969 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicaid and other health and human services programs. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3000 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the eligibility for medical assistance of certain persons with mental illness confined in certain facilities, certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness, and the creation of a grant program to reduce recidivism of persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3001 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3032 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the creation by the Texas Veterans Commission of a veteran suicide prevention action plan. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 3144 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under certain health benefit plans and the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3146 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain children under the Medicaid medical transportation program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3151 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3288 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3292 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation of medical assistance for certain individuals. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3295 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the delivery of certain Medicaid services to certain persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3317 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of counseling services by certain providers under Medicaid and reimbursement for those services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3341 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to a study to evaluate by region training and employment opportunities in this state for individuals with an intellectual disability. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3353 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the certification, training, and supervision of certified family partners and the provision of peer support services by certified family partners to the family or primary caregiver of certain children with serious emotional disturbance. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3457 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide services to certain persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3489 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to audits conducted by the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3493 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3516 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to reimbursement of health care providers under Medicaid. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3520 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3541 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to requirements for Medicaid managed care organizations that provide behavioral health services through a third party or subsidiary. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3596 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's strategy for managing audit resources, including procedures for auditing and collecting payments from Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3633 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to cost reporting requirements for certain facilities and providers participating in medical assistance programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3634 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the amendment of the Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program waiver. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3675 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3732 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to prescription drug benefits under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3850 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3884 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the establishment of a schedule for the payment of reimbursable claims under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3930 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for early childhood intervention services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3962 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to provide certain therapy services under the Medicaid program to children with disabilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4081 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the reimbursement of certain dentists under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4096 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to improving the care of, and increasing opportunities for, children and adolescents with physical and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4115 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the establishment of a home and community support services improvement pilot program under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4167 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by certain providers under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4179 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to establishing a program to allow school districts to assist certain children attending public schools in maintaining their Medicaid and child health plan program eligibility. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4212 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the renewal of the Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program waiver under Medicaid. House: Appropriations Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4214 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to Medicaid funding in this state, including the federal government's participation in that funding. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with disabilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 51 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to financial eligibility for the Texas home living (TxHmL) waiver program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 53 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 235 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 293 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the proof required to impose payment holds in certain cases of alleged fraud by Medicaid providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 557 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the period for filing a claim for reimbursement for certain ancillary services under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 578 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al.
Relating to the creation by the Health and Human Services Commission of a veteran suicide prevention action plan. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
SB 613 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to services provided by the Health and Human Services Commission to sexually violent offenders who are incompetent to attend sex offender treatment. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 654 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care or network provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 808 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 809 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 817 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to certain mental health screenings under the Texas Health Steps program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 890 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to Medicaid beds in nursing facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 894 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Relating to auditing and verification of information under certain health and human services programs, including the collection of certain payments following an investigation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 922 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1132 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the temporary continuation of medical assistance for certain individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1161 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to access to certain preventive health and family planning services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1174 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the provision of prosthetic devices for certain recipients under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1207 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the repeal of certain contracting requirements under the Medicaid managed care delivery model. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1218 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to transitional child-care services in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1225 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to eligibility requirements for the repayment of certain physician education loans. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1257 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1368 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a study on the provision of vision services benefits to older individuals in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1414 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to a recipient's disenrollment from a Medicaid managed care plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1540 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the certification, training, and supervision of certified family partners and the provision of peer support services by certified family partners to the family or primary caregiver of certain children with serious emotional disturbance, including the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1554 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to establishing a Federal Medicaid Funding and Reform Waivers Legislative Oversight Committee. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1567 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1585 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the reimbursement of certain services provided by respiratory care practitioners under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1677 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to information about services for women veterans provided through certain state agency applications. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1769 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain children under the Medicaid medical transportation program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1776 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the administration and operation of the Medicaid program in a managed care model. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1819 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the provision of a nursing facility quality-based payment incentives program and a program to increase direct care staff and wages under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1862 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the development of initiatives to reduce veteran suicides in this state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 1922 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to contract requirements for prescription drug benefits provided by Medicaid managed care organizations and a study regarding Medicaid prior authorization requirements for certain prescription drugs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1927 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to evaluate and implement changes to the Medicaid and child health plan programs to make the programs more cost-effective, increase competition among providers, and improve health outcomes for recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2007 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the reimbursement of certain dentists under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2024 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the personal needs allowance for participants in home and community-based waiver programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2027 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to a study to evaluate by region training and employment opportunities in this state for individuals with an intellectual disability. House: Human Services
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2040 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the content of an application for Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2088 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the reimbursement of rural hospitals in the Texas Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2126 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2223 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to Medicaid funding in this state, including the federal government's participation in that funding. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2226 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the renewal of the Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program waiver under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2228 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 25 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to reimbursement rates for Medicaid acute care therapy services; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Received from the House
HB 31 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to state contracts and other state financial and accounting issues; providing a civil penalty. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 102 85-1 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 112 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 142 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 236 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 254 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 338 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to informational materials for pregnant women enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 373 85-1 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to an audit of the use of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 27 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. Filed
SB 44 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. Filed
SB 74 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. Filed
SB 102 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to reimbursement rates for Medicaid acute care therapy services; making an appropriation. Filed
HB 90 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to eligibility for benefits under the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 116 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to expanding eligibility for benefits under the Medicaid program House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 144 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 334 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to a defense to prosecution of the offense of Medicaid fraud. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 526 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to financial eligibility for the Texas home living (TxHmL) waiver program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 606 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to a study on the benefits of prenatal surgical procedures to treat birth defects. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 762 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for certain health care services provided by a chiropractor. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 765 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al. Relating to ensuring that certain military members who reside out of state and their dependents maintain their positions on waiting lists for certain assistance programs provided by health and human services agencies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 817 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the contingent establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 818 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 839 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to the reinstatement of eligibility of certain children released from a juvenile facility for benefits under the medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 967 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to a pilot project to evaluate the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding residents of certain group homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 977 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1008 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the establishment by the Department of State Health Services of a program for the transfer of certain unused drugs to public hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1041 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain Medicaid reimbursement disputes; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1093 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to transparency in the STAR Medicaid managed care rate-setting process. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1138 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1328 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1393 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the establishment of a home and community-based services program under Medicaid for certain persons with severe and persistent mental illness. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1456 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to Medicaid billing for the services of substitute dentists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1541 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 1623 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1661 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to Medicaid billing for the services of substitute dentists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1739 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1878 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the provision of telemedicine medical services in a school-based setting, including the reimbursement of providers under the Medicaid program for those services. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2082 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to developing a program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2084 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to transparency in the rate-setting processes for the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2270 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2523 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al. Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2541 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage of certain treatments for enrollees diagnosed with a terminal illness; authorizing administrative and civil penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2638 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to reimbursement for complex rehabilitation technology equipment providers under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2641 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the exchange of health information in this state; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2656 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2718 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2773 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to reimbursement for ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2791 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to Medicaid billing for the services of substitute dentists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2835 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the name of the program serving certain persons with special health care needs and prioritizing services provided under the program. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2954 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to an electronic financial record matching program to verify the assets of certain applicants and recipients under the medical assistance program. House: Investments & Financial Services No action taken in committee
HB 2959 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to Medicaid interception of certain insurance payments. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 3023 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to a provider's right to an administrative hearing on a proposed recoupment of an overpayment or debt by the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3035 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the provision of prescription drugs and other pharmacy benefits. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 3036 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the number of persons served and the scope of services provided. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3115 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3195 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the establishment of a health care pilot program for low-income individuals. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3279 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics Recommitted to committee
HB 3321 84-0 (2015) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to rules respecting a person's eligibility for medical assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3366 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3372 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3398 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the participation of an advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3445 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to implementing certain incentives and cost-sharing requirements under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3449 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3473 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the provision of a cranial molding orthosis under the medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3476 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the provision and reimbursement of, or benefits for, home telemonitoring services, telemedicine medical services, and telehealth services under Medicaid and certain health benefit plans provided to certain retired public employees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3519 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to reimbursement for home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3523 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to improving the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term care services and supports. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 3542 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for certain data processing services. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3551 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the authorization of health care providers charging a fee for the production of records associated with applications for certain assistance benefits programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3672 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to expedited credentialing for certain licensed clinical social workers under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3823 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to rate-setting and data collection processes under the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3845 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a "Texas Way" to reforming and addressing issues related to the Medicaid program, including the creation of an alternative program designed to ensure health benefit plan coverage to certain low-income individuals through the private marketplace; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3847 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to seeking federal authorization to fund the Medicaid program through a block grant funding system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3917 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the recoupment of payments on certain provider claims made under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3921 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to reimbursement for certain emergency eye health care services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3922 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to reimbursement for certain eye health care services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3924 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to allowing certain providers of eye health care services to enroll as Medicaid providers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3934 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to Medicaid eligibility for certain residents. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4000 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid by counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 87 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 3475 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2641. Reported enrolled
SB 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to financial eligibility for the Texas home living (TxHmL) waiver program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 89 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 169 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to ensuring that certain military members and their spouses and dependents maintain their positions on interest lists or other waiting lists for certain health and human services assistance programs. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 187 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a defense to prosecution of the offense of Medicaid fraud. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 207 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 423 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 553 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the informal dispute resolution process for certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and certain long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 702 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to reimbursement for ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 707 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to access to certain preventive health and family planning services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 760 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to access and assignment requirements for, support and information regarding, and investigations of certain providers of health care and long-term services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 847 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a waiting period requirement for coverage under the child health plan program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1127 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1260 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the selection of certain providers under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1332 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1385 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the authorization of the imposition of administrative penalties on providers participating in certain Medicaid waiver programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1402 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to expedited credentialing for certain licensed clinical social workers under the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1471 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of home telemonitoring services under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1475 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to establishing an enhanced Medicaid managed care consumer support system. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1524 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain foster care adolescents and former foster care adolescents for benefits under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1545 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to develop a process for the collection of information necessary to facilitate physician credentialing by Medicaid managed care organizations. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1602 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the delivery of certain Medicaid managed care benefits and reimbursement rates for certain of those services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1612 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1689 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the reimbursement of providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telemedicine medical services in a school-based setting. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1698 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1777 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1880 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1884 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of cognitive rehabilitation therapy under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1904 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of the provision of public health care services in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1980 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the participation of an advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1995 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the establishment of a health care pilot program for low-income individuals. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 15 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to ensuring the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 43 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the establishment of the affordable assisted living facility program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 58 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to monies for women's health care services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to participation by political subdivisions in federal healthcare programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 205 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the allocation of outpatient mental health services and beds in certain mental health facilities and the commitment of certain persons to receive mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 219 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain public benefits and services to persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for those benefits and services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 373 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to medical assistance for individuals residing in certain institutions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 459 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of navigators for health benefit exchanges. House: Insurance Postponed
HB 473 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the provision under the medical assistance program of certain medications to children younger than five years of age. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 499 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 593 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 595 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain health programs and councils. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 784 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to creating a deferred compensation plan for dentists who provide services under the Medicaid program; providing a fee. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 909 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 914 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to reimbursement rates for certain therapy services provided to Medicaid recipients. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Considered in Calendars
HB 923 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 999 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1001 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1066 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a review process for managed care organizations participating in the STAR + PLUS Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1088 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to consumer protection provisions applicable to Medicaid managed care contracts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1089 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a requirement that managed care organizations cover certain medication prescribed to Medicaid recipients enrolled in managed care plans. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1112 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to state assistance for certain county health care expenditures. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1137 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1145 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1159 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a utilization review process for managed care organizations participating in the STAR + PLUS Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1225 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to reimbursement of certain providers of durable medical equipment and supplies under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1267 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to certain Medicaid home and community-based services waiver programs. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1381 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to prohibiting the delivery of prescription drug benefits under the Medicaid program through a managed care delivery model. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1389 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to clinical initiatives to improve the quality of care and cost-effectiveness of the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1536 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to a Medicaid provider's right to an administrative hearing on an action taken by the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission to recover overpayments under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1605 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in Harris County to provide maternity care management to certain women enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1647 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to establishing statewide comprehensive standards for provider credentialing and prior authorization processing under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1656 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to funding for emergency medical air transportation provided to patients enrolled in the state Medicaid program; imposing a surcharge. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1761 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the consideration of strategies by the Health and Human Services Commission to ensure the appropriate use of diagnostic ancillary services in the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1918 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to a defense to prosecution of the offense of Medicaid fraud. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1924 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the implementation of certain technology in the Health and Human Services Commission's claims processing procedures to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2070 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program for certain persons. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2115 83-0 (2013) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission; authorizing the recovery of fees. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2161 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to eligibility for benefits under the Texas women's health program operated by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2217 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the provision of a cranial molding orthosis under the medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2298 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the definition of "advanced life support" for the purposes of providing emergency medical services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2359 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to health care compensation under certain health benefit or managed care plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2360 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of health care prices and related information. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2383 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to life settlement contracts for the payment of long-term care services and support and the consideration of a life insurance policy in determining eligibility for medical assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2401 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the provision of community-based services to individuals who have or may have mental illness. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2428 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a prohibition on delivering dental services under the Medicaid program and the child health plan program through a managed care model or arrangement in certain counties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2454 83-0 (2013) Author: Frank, James
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to reimbursement of health care services rendered by a health care provider for an inmate of a county jail or another county correctional facility. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2564 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to a grant program administered by the Texas Veterans Commission using money from the fund for veterans' assistance for entities that provide home-based health care services to veterans in certain rural counties. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2632 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to reimbursement for certain ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program and the inclusion of certain ambulance service providers in the health care provider networks of Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2647 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by providers under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2681 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to determine the most efficient transportation service delivery model for the Medicaid medical transportation program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2700 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain medical facilities and physicians give patients a good faith estimate of the expected payment for facility-based health care services before the services are provided; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2721 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2731 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to decreasing administrative burdens of Medicaid managed care for the state, the managed care organizations, and providers under managed care networks. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2819 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to establishing a demonstration project for preventative health care services, and implementation of related outreach activities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2869 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani | et. al. Relating to the provision of durable medical equipment and supplies under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2901 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed on certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2919 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the provision of orthodontic services under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2950 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2965 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in the health care provider networks of certain Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3122 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3158 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to Medicaid managed care pilot programs for contracts with provider-directed managed care organizations, including organizations that delegate to health care collaboratives, and to the establishment of those collaboratives. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3186 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to an annual study and report regarding asset information of certain applicants for certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3195 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the review of certain administrative hearings conducted by health and human services agencies. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3196 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to licensing and certification requirements for certain health facilities and to the allocation of Medicaid beds in certain of those facilities; increasing fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3251 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the assessment of the long-term care needs of certain persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and a resource allocation system for certain Medicaid program services provided to those persons. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3262 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to pharmacy benefit managers contracting with the child health plan program, the Medicaid managed care program, and health plans for certain government employees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3266 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3299 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to a study regarding the provision of the drug palivizumab through the Medicaid vendor drug program to premature newborns. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3346 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the appropriations of money from the economic stabilization fund for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3376 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3398 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the inclusion of enteral nutrition therapy providers in Medicaid managed care organizations' provider networks. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3452 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain Medicaid reimbursement disputes. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3463 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to information provided to recipients of certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 3473 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to contracts with managed care organizations under the Medicaid managed care delivery model. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3487 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3680 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the allocation of certain Medicaid supplemental hospital payments by the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3700 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3711 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to imposing an uncompensated care fee on certain hospitals to provide state funding for the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3712 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to a provider protection plan that ensures efficiency and reduces administrative burdens on providers participating in a Medicaid managed care model or arrangement. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3715 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions related to the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3722 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to expanding eligibility for benefits under the Medicaid program and transitioning the delivery of benefits under the Medicaid program from delivery through a managed care model or arrangement to delivery through an integrated and coordinated health care delivery system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3730 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for certain health care services provided by a chiropractor. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3734 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the administration and funding of and eligibility for the child health plan, medical assistance, and other programs; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3788 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to Medicaid review and reform. Filed
HB 3791 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to a "Texas solution" to reforming and addressing issues related to the Medicaid program, including the creation of an alternative program designed to ensure health benefit plan coverage to certain low-income individuals through the private marketplace; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3806 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 52 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the rate of growth of appropriations for welfare programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 91 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for the Medicaid program to certain persons. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 127 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed on qualifying real property used to provide housing to persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 3010 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3793. Reported enrolled
HR 3013 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
SB 7 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 8 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 29 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain Medicaid home and community-based services waiver programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 41 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the administration and provision of consumer-directed services under certain health and human services programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 45 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the provision of employment assistance and supported employment to certain Medicaid waiver program participants. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 49 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to transitional living assistance and appropriate care settings for children with disabilities who reside in general residential operations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 50 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the Children's Policy Council, including the composition of the council. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 56 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health care services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 57 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term care services and supports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 243 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 337 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to coordination of services provided by Medicaid managed care organizations and certain community centers and local mental health or mental retardation authorities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 348 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a utilization review process for managed care organizations participating in the STAR + PLUS Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 450 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to prohibiting the delivery of prescription drug benefits under the Medicaid program through a managed care delivery model. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 455 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the application and eligibility determination processes for medical assistance and other programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 682 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to reimbursement for services provided by advanced practice nurses and physician assistants under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 746 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to unlawful acts against and criminal offenses involving the Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 785 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to a Medicaid provider's right to an administrative hearing on an action taken by the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission to recover overpayments under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 810 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to a defense to prosecution of the offense of Medicaid fraud. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 880 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1059 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the consideration of strategies by the Health and Human Services Commission to ensure the appropriate use of diagnostic ancillary services in the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1106 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1150 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Relating to a provider protection plan that ensures efficiency and reduces administrative burdens on providers participating in a Medicaid managed care model or arrangement. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1175 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the establishment of a reuse program for durable medical equipment provided to recipients under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1215 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to meetings of the Medicaid and Public Assistance Fraud Oversight Task Force. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1221 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to use of a Medicaid-based fee schedule for reimbursement of services under a contract between a health care provider and certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1232 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1321 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the consideration of a life insurance policy in determining eligibility for medical assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1338 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the delivery system reform incentive payment pool under the Medicaid reform waiver. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1361 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to a bill of rights for persons receiving Medicaid long-term services and supports under state benefits programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1378 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the appropriations of money from the economic stabilization fund for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1424 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in the health care provider networks of certain Medicaid managed care organizations. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1431 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to pharmacy benefit managers contracting with the child health plan program, the Medicaid managed care program, and health plans for certain government employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1435 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to providers' rights to due process under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1445 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to imposing an uncompensated care fee on certain hospitals to provide state funding for the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1446 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the payment of individuals employed by recovery audit contractors to identify underpayments and overpayments under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1463 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain contracts for Medicaid managed care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1477 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to flexibility in the administration of the Medicaid program, a block grant funding approach to Medicaid expansion, and the establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1495 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of a health care funding district in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border; authorizing the imposition of a tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1528 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions related to the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1542 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to clinical initiatives to improve the quality of care and cost-effectiveness of the Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1564 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an increase in the cigarette tax to fund the child health plan program. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1595 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the nature of delivery of services to a person with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1607 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to funding for emergency medical air transportation provided to patients enrolled in the state Medicaid program; imposing a surcharge. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1617 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to providing loan repayment assistance for physicians providing services to certain patients. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1675 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to establishing a demonstration project for preventative health care services, and implementation of related outreach activities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1751 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the allocation of beds in and the commitment of certain persons to certain mental health facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1753 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to ensuring the continuation of medical assistance benefits for individuals after release or discharge from certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1764 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the provision of a cranial molding orthosis under the medical assistance and child health plan programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1767 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authorization for and imposition of hospital assessments by hospital districts. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1768 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authorization for and imposition of hospital assessments by counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1808 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the cost effects of expanding eligibility for medical assistance under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1816 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and funding of that expansion. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1860 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the provision of and funding for certain primary health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SJR 8 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for the Medicaid program to certain persons. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SJR 61 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the reduction of amounts paid by Texans to provide health care to the uninsured if Medicaid eligibility is expanded in accordance with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; requiring hospital district and county tax rate reductions. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SR 1085 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
SR 1092 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3793. Reported enrolled
HB 87 83-1 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Filed
SB 19 83-1 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Co-author authorized
SJR 6 83-1 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for the Medicaid program to certain persons. Co-author authorized
HB 39 83-2 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 41 83-2 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to coverage for certain services under the CHIP perinatal program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HJR 14 83-2 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for the Medicaid program to certain persons. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 29 83-2 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Filed
SB 30 83-2 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services under the CHIP perinatal program. Filed
SB 32 83-2 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain women under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Filed
SJR 7 83-2 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for the Medicaid program to certain persons. Filed
HB 13 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the Medicaid program and alternate methods of providing health services to low-income persons in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided at certain times to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 57 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the restoration of the medically needy program under the state Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 58 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 70 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 89 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to a drug donation program. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 123 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 309 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the supportive living facility pilot program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 329 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive access point for long-term services and supports provided to older persons and persons with physical disabilities. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 392 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to a county's eligibility to receive state assistance for health care expenditures that exceed eight percent of the county's general revenue levy for the year. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 394 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the authority of certain counties to provide health care services. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 419 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the demonstration project for women's health care services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 434 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the minimum standards for licensed child-care facilities and registered family homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 474 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to eligibility requirements for certain public benefits programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 503 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to eligibility for children's Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 655 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of
HB 842 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 1034 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to unlawful acts against and criminal offenses involving the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1138 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the expansion of the Women's Health Program demonstration project and implementation of related outreach activities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1188 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose | et. al. Relating to state assistance for certain county health care expenditures. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1230 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to reimbursement under the Medicaid vendor drug program for pharmacy care management services provided in connection with specialty pharmacy products. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1248 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain dental services to children at certain schools under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1257 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the application and verification of eligibility for certain public benefits programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1264 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to establishing a separate provider type for prosthetic and orthotic providers under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1320 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1332 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of criminal Medicaid fraud and certain other offenses related to Medicaid fraud; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1468 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1478 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the extension of the women's health program demonstration project. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1493 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the duration of the interagency task force on ensuring appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1512 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an electronic record of eligibility for Medicaid benefits. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1598 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1605 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of telemonitoring in the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1645 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services and other related regulatory agencies, including the state medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1653 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in the health care provider networks of Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1720 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program and to improving health care provider accountability and efficiency under the child health plan and Medicaid programs; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1738 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for medical assistance on confinement in, placement in, detention in, or commitment to and release from certain facilities and other settings. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1875 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the repeal of certain health programs, task forces, and councils, to the review of certain health programs, councils, centers, and divisions under the Texas Sunset Act, and to the transfer of certain functions to the Department of State Health Services; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1947 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1983 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain childbirths occurring before the 39th week of gestation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2136 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to regional contracted brokers and subcontractors of regional contracted brokers providing Medicaid nonemergency medical transportation services. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2154 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain continuing education requirements for agents who sell annuities. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2244 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to expanding the use of and funding for promotoras, patient health navigators, and community health workers in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2245 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to physician incentive programs to reduce hospital emergency room use for non-emergent conditions by Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2260 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for federal, state, and local public benefits; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2299 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the women's health program. House: Human Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2312 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of a sickle cell disease program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2368 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to copayments and other cost-sharing payments under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2478 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the provision of nonemergency medical services to Medicaid recipients and reimbursement for those services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2515 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to patient safety plans for certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2534 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the creation of a prescription medication information literacy plan and pilot programs to implement that plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2610 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to facilitating access to certain public assistance benefits programs and health care providers and services through a community-based navigator program and through promotoras and community health workers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2636 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a council to study neonatal intensive care units. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2648 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the reestablishment of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2722 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the state Medicaid program as the payor of last resort. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2786 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim Relating to prohibiting certain funds from supporting abortions or abortion-related services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2903 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3039 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3053 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to efficiency in the delivery of health and human services. House: Human Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3108 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to reimbursement for certain emergency services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3127 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a Medicaid hospital level of care waiver program for certain medically fragile individuals. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3136 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to greater flexibility over the administration and operation of the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3144 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the advisory committee on Medicaid and child health plan program rate and expenditure disparities between the Texas-Mexico border region and other areas of the state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3171 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to improved efficiency in the delivery of Medicaid services to certain recipients, including recipients with chronic diseases, through the use of telemedicine, telehealth, and home telemonitoring services and certain disease management initiatives. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3191 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in Medicaid managed care provider networks providing services in the Texas-Mexico border region and other regions of the state. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3256 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the extension of and expansion of eligibility for the Women's Health Program demonstration project. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3279 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the creation of the Santa Rosa grant program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3375 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to certain evidence in a prosecution of fraud or theft involving Medicaid or Medicare benefits and to certain criminal procedures involving offenses in general. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3537 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to collecting information and requiring reimbursement from certain recipients of certain public benefits. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3678 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to implementation of certain cost-saving measures for the Medicaid vendor drug program and child health plan program prescription drug benefits. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3744 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to the reimbursements for certain services provided to Medicaid recipients and reimbursement adjustments relating to those services. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3790 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Postponed
HJR 69 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution providing that the power to regulate health and education is reserved to the states. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HR 2723 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1811. Reported enrolled
HR 2730 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 23. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 7 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality of health care provided through and care management in the child health plan and medical assistance programs designed to achieve healthy outcomes and efficiency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 23 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration of and efficiency, cost-saving, fraud prevention, and funding measures for certain health and human services and health benefits programs, including the medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 30 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive single point of entry for long-term services and supports provided to the aged and physically disabled individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 33 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 37 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the duration of the interagency task force on ensuring appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 39 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to improving application and eligibility determination processes and efficiencies for certain benefits programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 45 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a Medicaid hospital level of care waiver program for certain medically fragile individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 72 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to streamlining of and utilization management in Medicaid long-term care waiver programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 80 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to public health laboratories administered by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 219 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to health and mental health services for children in foster care and kinship care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 222 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to access to certain long-term care services and supports under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 223 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 243 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reestablishment of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 278 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 293 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 325 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the demonstration project for women's health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 420 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 544 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to unlawful acts against and criminal offenses involving the Medicaid program; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 575 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the expansion of the Women's Health Program demonstration project and implementation of related outreach activities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 610 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 688 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of criminal Medicaid fraud and certain other offenses related to Medicaid fraud; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 775 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishing a participant-directed Medicaid waiver pilot program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 783 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of certain counties to provide health care services. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 796 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to reporting on and assessing programs for the prevention and treatment of diabetes in the state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 797 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to objective assessment processes for and appropriate provision of acute nursing services and certain other services provided under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 827 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the child health plan and medical assistance programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 846 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the scope of practice of advanced practice nurses at certain sites serving medically underserved populations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 874 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to establishing a separate provider type for prosthetic and orthotic providers under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 962 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the conduct of investigations, prepayment reviews, and payment holds in cases of suspected fraud, waste, or abuse in the provision of health and human services. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 967 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of telemonitoring in the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1015 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to reporting on the operation and status of veterans homes operated in this state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SB 1038 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain continuing education requirements for agents who sell Medicare-related products and annuities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1052 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an increase in the cigarette tax to fund the child health plan program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1181 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the delivery of Medicaid services through a managed care model in certain counties and to certain recipient populations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1193 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to coordination of services provided by Medicaid managed care organizations and certain community centers and local mental health or mental retardation authorities. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 1220 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the advisory committee on Medicaid and child health plan program rate and expenditure disparities between the Texas-Mexico border region and other areas of the state. House: Public Health
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 1259 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for medical assistance on confinement in, placement in, detention in, or commitment to and release from certain facilities and other settings. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1446 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to modifications of eligibility criteria, processes, and systems used in certain state benefits programs designed to improve efficiency. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1449 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing requirements for chemical dependency treatment facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1552 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to reimbursement for certain emergency services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1680 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to certain evidence in a prosecution of fraud or theft involving Medicaid or Medicare benefits and to certain criminal procedures involving offenses in general. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1811 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 1817 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the Children's Policy Council, including the transfer of the duties and activities of the consortium that oversees the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative to the Children's Policy Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1819 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to charity care provided by certain nonprofit hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1820 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the attorney general to recover a civil penalty from certain nonprofit hospitals. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1854 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the women's health program. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1878 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SR 1260 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1811. Reported enrolled
HB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 13 82-1 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the Medicaid program and alternate methods of providing health services to low-income persons in this state. House: Appropriations Received from the House
HB 36 82-1 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided at certain times to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 37 82-1 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive access point for long-term services and supports provided to older persons and persons with physical disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 64 82-1 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a county mental health services Medicaid waiver program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 78 82-1 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a county HIV and AIDS services Medicaid waiver program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 25 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Signed by the Governor
SB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SCR 4 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Filed
HB 67 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a medical assistance buy-in program for children with certain developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 158 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 165 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to a career ladder for interveners who provide services under the deaf-blind with multiple disabilities waiver program. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 166 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to providing home- and community-based support services under the Medicaid program to persons who are deaf-blind with multiple disabilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 279 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to reimbursement for medical assistance provided by a school-based health center to certain recipients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 344 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to reimbursement under the state Medicaid program for health care services associated with certain adverse events. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 497 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a study to determine the effect on the health care infrastructure in this state if the state Medicaid program is abolished or a severe reduction in federal matching money under the program occurs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 582 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to informing the parents and guardians of certain children about the availability of the child health plan and medical assistance programs. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 583 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to expansion of the electronic eligibility information pilot project operated by the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 584 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to health benefits coverage for certain persons under the child health plan, medical assistance, and other programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 614 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain decisions about financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 647 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 744 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the restoration of the medically needy program under the state Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 745 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to a strategic plan for the child health plan and medical assistance programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 787 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen | et. al. Relating to eligibility for the child health plan. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 802 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 843 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 845 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the restoration of the medically needy program under the state Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 852 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse conditions. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 892 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the Women's Health Program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 989 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to prior authorization for certain medical devices provided through the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1066 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to eligibility to participate in the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool by individuals whose employers participate in certain regional or local health care programs. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1186 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the transfer or discharge of certain residents in certain assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1218 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to programs to exchange certain health information between the Health and Human Services Commission and certain health care entities and facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1398 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive single point of entry for long-term services and supports provided to older persons and persons with physical disabilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1426 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in certain counties to require health and human services providers to provide screening to prevent fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1487 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the alignment of certain Medicaid procedures regarding written orders for diabetic equipment and supplies with comparable Medicare written order procedures. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1541 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1625 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the exclusion of certain resources in determining eligibility for the financial assistance, medical assistance, and food stamp programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1628 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the ability of a county, public hospital, or hospital district to purchase or arrange for the purchase of certain health coverage or benefits for eligible residents. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1630 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for child health plan coverage or medical assistance on release from certain facilities or other settings. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1708 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the provision and evaluation of comprehensive substance abuse treatment under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1729 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to certain requirements regarding the provision of home and community-based services under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1776 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided at certain times to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1938 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain college savings plan assets and benefits from eligibility determination for certain public assistance programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1966 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an e-prescribing implementation plan under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1990 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a diabetes self-management training pilot program under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2030 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Program and prescription drug use under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2043 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to certain reimbursements and discounts provided for collecting sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2163 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a study regarding the provision of certain medications through the Medicaid vendor drug program to children younger than 16 years of age. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2190 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2197 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the implementation of a quality improvement initiative in the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2199 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2204 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2205 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to a county's eligibility to receive state assistance for health care expenditures that exceed eight percent of the county's general revenue levy for the year. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2224 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the minimum standards for licensed child-care facilities and registered family homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2388 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2562 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to insurance premium payment assistance for certain persons who have hemophilia and are unable to pay the entire cost of treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2627 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the provision of private duty nursing and therapy services under the Medicaid program in accordance with authorization by a licensed nurse practitioner or a physician assistant. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2832 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to reimbursement under the Medicaid vendor drug program for pharmacy care management services provided in connection with specialty pharmacy products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2834 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to an eligibility determination system for the child health plan and Medicaid programs operated by state employees. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2881 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Affordable Health Care Benefit Program. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2938 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the conduct of investigations, prepayment reviews, and payment holds in cases of suspected fraud, waste, or abuse in the provision of health and human services. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3014 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the imposition of a lien on property to recover certain medical assistance. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3099 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the reporting of preventable adverse events and the establishment of a patient safety program in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3100 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to billing for certain adverse events that occur during the provision of health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3127 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain psychoactive and psychotropic medications to children in substitute care or in the juvenile justice system. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3141 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for prescriptions issued by certain health care providers. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3142 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to reimbursement rates for nursing home services provided to Medicaid recipients. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3156 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to a drug donation program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3231 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to clarification of legislative intent regarding enrollment of newborns in Medicaid managed care plans and validating related acts and decisions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3232 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the establishment of a service conversion opportunity grant program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3233 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse events and to the reporting of occurrences of those events at certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3234 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to telehealth services and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3235 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the exchange of secure electronic health information between the Health and Human Services Commission and local or regional health information exchanges and the development of a health passport for Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3260 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to delivery of certain services through consumer direction to elderly persons and persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3270 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the electronic transmission and certification of prescriptions under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3284 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to continued monitoring and enhancement of health and human services information technology systems. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3299 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to ensuring that health information technology used in the medical assistance and child health plan programs conforms to certain standards. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3300 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the use of electronic prescribing data transmission systems under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3301 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a health passport for Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3354 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to elimination of an assets limit for purposes of determining eligibility for a Medicare savings program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3362 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a managed care pilot program to prevent high-risk pregnancies that result in the birth of premature or low birth weight infants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3363 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a Medicaid managed care pilot program to prevent high-risk pregnancies that result in the birth of premature or low birth weight infants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3408 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of certain counties to provide health care services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 3470 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the administration and funding of and eligibility for the child health plan, medical assistance, and other programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3473 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to charity care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3474 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3665 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the review of a Medicaid recipient's electronic medication history by a Medicaid provider. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3755 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the period for which a prescription written for a Medicaid recipient is valid. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3859 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a staffing analysis of the Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System (TIERS) and benefits eligibility determination processes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3926 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for immunizations administered by certain health care providers. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3931 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the provision of exercise equipment to certain recipients of medical assistance. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4023 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a study and report on the feasibility of providing services and benefits under federally funded public benefit programs to encourage fathers' involvement beginning during pregnancy. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4024 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to eligibility for certain nutritional assistance programs and certain nutritional and supportive services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4156 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4158 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to reimbursement rates for nursing home services provided to Medicaid recipients. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4192 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to medical assistance for certain children with disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4194 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the child health plan program and the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4320 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara Relating to the integration of the application and eligibility determination processes for the child health plan and children's Medicaid programs. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 4483 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for federal, state, and local public benefits; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4552 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to certain Medicaid waiver programs. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4562 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to medical assistance program reimbursement for guardianship expenses of certain recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 4587 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to providing information to state employees regarding the availability of Medicaid and other health benefits coverage for their children. House: Appropriations Meeting cancelled
HB 4681 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the active seeking of waivers of federal requirements and modifications of federal regulations for federal Medicaid reimbursement for certain mental health evaluation and treatment facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 7 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality of health care and care management provided through health care facilities and through the child health plan and medical assistance programs designed to improve health outcomes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 23 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 25 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the duration of the interagency task force on ensuring appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 30 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the restoration of the medically needy program under the state Medicaid program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 35 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to mortality review for certain individuals who are developmentally disabled. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 37 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to providing home-based and community-based support services under the Medicaid program to persons who are deaf-blind with multiple disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 50 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services pilot program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 63 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to a career ladder for interveners who provide services under the deaf-blind with multiple disabilities waiver program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 187 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to a Medicaid buy-in program for certain children with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 286 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to a health passport for Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Postponed
SB 287 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the use of electronic prescribing data transmission systems under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 288 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to improving the quality of health care services provided under certain state programs through certain initiatives, including payment strategies and medication history review requirements. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 289 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to health information technology used in the medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 302 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the implementation of an in-home caregiver demonstration project under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 349 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 353 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse conditions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 485 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to medical loss ratios of preferred provider benefit plan issuers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 531 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the medical assistance program and to the billing coordination system for claims submitted for payment from the Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 594 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the Women's Health Program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 694 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain reimbursements and discounts provided for collecting sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 705 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to long-term care consumer information and Medicaid waiver programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 781 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to eligibility to participate in the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool by individuals whose employers participate in certain regional or local health care programs. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 796 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Relating to the provision and evaluation of comprehensive substance abuse treatment under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 805 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to incentive payments for certain nursing facilities providing services under the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 810 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 943 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive single point of entry for long-term services and supports provided to the aged and physically disabled individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 946 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Program and prescription drug use under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 957 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the ability of certain hospitals to purchase or arrange for the purchase of certain health coverage or benefits for eligible residents. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1189 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to a strategic plan for the child health plan and medical assistance programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1248 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the reimbursement rate for certain ambulance services provided under the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1252 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to improving application and eligibility determination processes and efficiencies for certain benefits programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1305 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to insurance premium payment assistance for certain persons who have hemophilia and are unable to pay the entire cost of treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1432 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of criminal Medicaid fraud and certain other offenses related to Medicaid fraud; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1484 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to delivery of certain services through consumer direction to elderly persons and persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1527 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the creation of an electronic medical record for certain individuals enrolled in the Medicaid or child health plan program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1535 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse events and to the reporting of occurrences of those events at certain health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1542 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the conduct of investigations, prepayment reviews, and payment holds in cases of suspected fraud, waste, or abuse in the provision of health and human services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1612 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the provision of information by health and human services agencies to assist children with velocardiofacial syndrome. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1645 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the distribution of a prescription drug and a study of the feasibility of establishing separate reimbursement under the Medicaid vendor drug program for certain pharmacy care management services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1706 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the establishment of a program to provide prescribers with evidence-based information about pharmaceuticals; assessing a fee; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1768 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a pilot project to exchange secure electronic health information between the Health and Human Services Commission and local or regional health information exchanges. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1769 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to telehealth services and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1804 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for wheeled mobility systems for recipients of medical assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1837 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1841 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a managed care pilot program to prevent high-risk pregnancies that result in the birth of premature or low birth weight infants. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1842 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a Medicaid managed care pilot program to prevent high-risk pregnancies that result in the birth of premature or low birth weight infants. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1881 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the alignment of certain Medicaid procedures regarding written orders for diabetic equipment and supplies with comparable Medicare written order procedures. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2031 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for child health plan coverage or medical assistance on placement, detention, or commitment in and release from certain facilities or other settings. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2032 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to hospitals' submission of uncompensated hospital care data and hospital audits related to federal funding provided for that care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2116 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to a pilot program to provide community-based alternatives under the Medicaid program for certain individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2171 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the maintenance of health care provider lists under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2241 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a Medicaid hospital level of care waiver program for certain medically fragile individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2278 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to charity care provided by certain nonprofit hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2334 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to a county's eligibility to receive state assistance for health care expenditures that exceed eight percent of the county's general revenue levy for the year. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2351 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to a student health services fee at component institutions of The Texas A&M University System and to authorizing the financing, construction, maintenance, and improvement of health facilities with the fee at the institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 2417 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the operation in certain counties of an integrated care management model under the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2424 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the authorization of certain nonemergency ambulance services under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 2435 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to medical assistance program reimbursement for guardianship expenses of certain recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 40 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to requiring certain applicants for and recipients of medical assistance to provide proof of citizenship or nationality and of identity. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 52 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 69 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 75 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain decisions about public assistance benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 161 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to providing language interpreter services to certain health care providers. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 321 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program by the Health and Human Services Commission to accept importation of electronic eligibility information from a regional indigent care provider. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 322 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to a study regarding the costs and benefits of providing presumptive eligibility for Medicaid to certain individuals with disabilities. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 338 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services and employee health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 424 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to a competitive grant program to fund nurse-family partnership programs in certain communities in this state. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 429 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a study of the expenses of health care for certain elderly inmates. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 650 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a task force to assist certain long-term care facilities in developing the capacity to provide services to individuals with disabilities through community-based arrangements. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 669 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 701 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 710 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 714 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 715 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 717 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to county liability for services provided under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
HB 718 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 720 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 725 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 729 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 737 80-0 (2007) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 739 80-0 (2007) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 740 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to certain state health care programs for children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 817 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 821 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 822 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 824 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 852 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 882 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to regional or local health care programs for employees of small employers. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 889 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to certain actions that constitute unlawful acts against the Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 912 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to Medicaid incentive payments for direct nursing care provided by nursing homes. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 921 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the sharing of information among state agencies. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1051 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to eligibility for and administration of certain health benefits programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1095 80-0 (2007) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1119 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1142 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the exclusion of certain costs from income and resources in determining eligibility for Medicaid. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1162 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1220 80-0 (2007) Author: Cohen, Ellen Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1229 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a decision-making period for persons on waiting lists for certain Medicaid services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1433 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to audits, investigations, and reviews conducted in health and human services programs and reimbursements under certain of those programs. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1579 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided at certain times to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1633 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the determination of eligibility for Medicaid for certain persons in the armed forces and their family members. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1641 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided at certain times to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1738 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a medical assistance buy-in program for children with Down syndrome or certain other disabilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1793 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to eligibility for hospital charity care. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 1834 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to long-term care insurance and a partnership for long-term care program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1943 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the imposition of a lien on property to recover certain medical assistance. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2042 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to an electronic database of physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers participating in the state Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2064 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of income in determining eligibility for services provided to certain functionally disabled individuals through the community attendant services program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2067 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to prescription drug coverage under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2154 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the imposition of a lien on property to recover certain medical assistance. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2215 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the integration of the application and eligibility determination processes for the child health plan and children's Medicaid programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2256 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the requirements for uniform fair hearing rules for Medicaid services, including services that require prior authorization. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2275 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to parental access to information concerning a child's coverage under a health benefit plan or status under certain state-funded health care programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2325 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to a medical assistance opt-out program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2377 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the restoration of the medically needy program under the state Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2380 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to providing medical assistance to certain former foster care adolescents. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2404 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the operation and financing of the medical assistance program and other programs to provide health care benefits and services to persons in this state. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 2474 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the transfer or discharge of certain residents in certain assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2511 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a dental services voucher pilot program in border-region counties. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 2539 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to a medical assistance opt-out program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2540 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to implementing a pilot project to simplify, streamline, and reduce costs associated with the Medicaid cost reporting and auditing process for certain providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2581 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the Medicaid buy-in program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2584 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to payment for health care services provided to a Medicaid recipient under a managed care plan; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2610 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to electronic communications with respect to the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2614 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2615 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to a study on an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2707 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the development and implementation of a plan to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for dental services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2732 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to civil remedies and qui tam provisions under the Medicaid fraud prevention act. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2826 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of a health insurance premium assistance program for low-income Texans. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2843 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to medical assistance for certain children with disabilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2852 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to a transitional health plan program for certain children previously enrolled in the Medicaid or the state child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2856 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services pilot program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2857 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to certain functions of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2863 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to coverage for health care for Texans. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2878 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to alternatives to abortion organizations; imposing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2954 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to reporting of medical loss ratios by certain managed care organizations under the Medicaid program. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2964 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mental health services for women with postpartum depression. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3284 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to implementing certain incentives and cost-sharing requirements under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3310 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to fraud investigations and criminal offenses involving the Medicaid program; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3366 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to a small employer health benefit plan premium assistance program. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3465 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to the creation of a low-income pool using certain federal funds. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 3466 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to implementing incentives to encourage Medicaid recipients to engage in healthy behaviors. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3467 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to a three-party integrated model of care for certain Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3471 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to creation of a pilot program for use of health information technology concerning certain Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3472 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to the promotion of an electronic health record system for health care programs or health insurance plans administered by the State of Texas. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3571 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a pilot program to facilitate food stamp program outreach efforts and eligibility determination processes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3574 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the redesigned integrated eligibility and benefits determination system for health and human services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3575 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to enhancing the health and human services integrated eligibility and benefits determination system to meet the needs of persons in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3576 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3622 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to accessibility of services under Medicaid waiver programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3638 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the regulation of durable medical equipment services providers; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3730 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to conflicts of interest in developing protocols for using psychotropic medications in health and human services programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3733 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the creation of a Medicaid health savings account pilot program. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3734 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to requiring cost sharing for certain high-cost Medicaid services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3792 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to tailored benefit packages for certain categories of the Medicaid population. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3793 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to including certain performance measures and incentives in certain Medicaid managed care contracts. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3898 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the development and implementation of a plan to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for dental services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3917 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the provision of diabetes self-management training under the state Medicaid program and the child health plan program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3975 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the operation of certain health and human services systems and programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3976 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the operation of certain health and human services systems and programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the operation and financing of the medical assistance program and other programs to provide health care benefits and services to persons in this state; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 22 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to long-term care insurance and a partnership for long-term care program and to the eligibility for certain home and community-based services. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 24 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to certain health care services provided through telemedicine or telehealth under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 108 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to a Medicaid buy-in program for certain children with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 156 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund nurse-family partnership programs in certain communities in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 266 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .
SB 318 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to Medicaid incentive payments for direct nursing care provided by nursing homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 319 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide institutional care for certain persons to provide community-based services to those persons. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 337 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 362 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Gattis, Dan
Relating to civil remedies and qui tam provisions under the Medicaid fraud prevention act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 383 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the sharing of information among state agencies. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 569 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided at certain times to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 598 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to providing medical assistance to certain former foster care adolescents. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 627 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to rates and expenditures under the Medicaid program and the state child health plan program in certain strategic investment areas. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 693 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to eligibility for and administration of certain health benefits programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 696 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 738 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to long-term care insurance and a partnership for long-term care program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 750 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the creation of offices of inspectors general within certain state agencies. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Reform
SB 760 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to participation and reimbursement of telemedicine medical service providers under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 851 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain decisions about public assistance benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 852 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to certain actions that constitute unlawful acts against the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 922 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to regional or local health care programs for employees of small employers. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 938 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to providing medical assistance to certain former foster care adolescents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1144 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the reporting requirements for health plans participating in the medical assistance program. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1174 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to alternatives to abortion organizations; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1226 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the provision of diabetes self-management training under the state Medicaid program and the child health plan program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1388 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to mental health services for women with postpartum depression. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1481 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to payments to nursing facilities based on TILE classifications assigned to residents of those facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1590 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a claim against the estate of a deceased Medicaid recipient to recover certain Medicaid program costs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1637 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to a small employer health benefit plan premium assistance program. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 1654 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the enrollment of recipients of Supplemental Security Income in certain medical assistance programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1682 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to the enrollment of certain children and recipients of medical assistance in group health benefit plans. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1694 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to fraud investigations and criminal offenses involving the Medicaid program; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1695 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to reporting requirements regarding the consumer-directed services and voucher payment programs and to continuation of the consumer-directed services program and work group. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1696 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to eligibility for medical assistance for treatment of breast or cervical cancer. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1726 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a study and report of the feasibility of providing a health passport to children receiving Medicaid or enrolled in the state child health plan program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1734 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to providing Medicaid services to certain persons with traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1764 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to a pilot program to facilitate food stamp program outreach efforts and eligibility determination processes. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1831 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation of durable medical equipment services providers; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1862 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the integration of the application and eligibility determination processes for the child health plan and children's Medicaid programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1865 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services pilot program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1866 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to an exemption from cost limits specified for certain medical assistance waiver programs administered by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1870 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the implementation of the community living options information process for certain adults with mental retardation at certain institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1914 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain state health care programs for children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2036 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the implementation of specialized targeted initiatives and other actions necessary to comply with certain settlement agreements. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 28 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Urging the Texas congressional delegation to support legislation to expand telemedicine/telehealth services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 24 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 69 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a lien on property to recover certain medical assistance. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 122 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to services provided by certain mental health professionals under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 124 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to an increase in the cigarette tax and to the use of that increase for certain health and human services programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 194 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to an increase in the cigarette tax and to the use of that increase for certain health and human services programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 288 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 445 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to reimbursement rates for ambulance services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 545 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to services provided by podiatrists under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 636 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to county responsibility for indigent health care services. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 682 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to a dental services pilot program in border-region counties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 691 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a Medicaid health literacy pilot program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 710 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to provision of certain optional services for adults and operation of the medically needy program under the state Medicaid program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 711 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain financial assistance recipients for medical assistance. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 725 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to restoring services under the Medicaid and children's health insurance programs; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 921 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 954 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1061 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to penalties and sanctions imposed on recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1135 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to a Medicaid buy-in program for employed persons with disabilities. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1252 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to providing services for persons with chronic kidney disease under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1383 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to a study of the expenses of health care for certain elderly inmates. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1384 79-0 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reimbursements to certain urban hospitals under the disproportionate share program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1396 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to a pilot program for language interpreter services under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1502 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to payment for medical assistance provided to an individual who is dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1616 79-0 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al. Relating to payments made to certain dentists under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1658 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to programs and services for sexual health and the prevention of abortion. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1771 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the Medicaid managed care delivery system. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1774 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to prices charged for the provision of health care services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1866 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to medical assistance in certain alternative community-based care settings. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1867 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide care for certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1912 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to rates for medical services provided by the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2043 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the creation of a state pharmacy assistance program for certain beneficiaries of state and local funded programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2074 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to providing medical assistance for care in an assisted living facility. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2302 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to outreach and marketing of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2325 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the review of certain data and information provided under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2352 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to permitting an elderly or disabled person who owns property designated as a homestead to transfer the ownership of the property and the benefits and protections of the homestead designation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2396 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to a program to provide information on healthy lifestyle choices and wellness to recipients under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2420 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the allocation of federal funds directed to be used to support graduate medical education in connection with the state Medicaid program. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2449 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a pilot program for transferring money for certain persons in institutional care to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2463 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a Medicaid health literacy pilot program and health care funding districts in certain counties and authorizing the districts to impose taxes on certain institutional health care providers located in the districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 2472 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to disease management services under Medicaid managed care. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2478 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the prevention of Medicaid fraud; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2479 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the medical assistance program and the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2498 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the imposition of quality assurance fees for certain facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2499 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the imposition of quality assurance fees for nursing homes and intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2500 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of certain state agencies to purchase prescription drugs and other medications jointly with other states. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2572 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2606 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to expanding mental health services provided under the medical assistance and children's health insurance programs and other health and human services programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2635 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance and children's health insurance programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2663 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to establishing a demonstration project for women's health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2738 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2756 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the uniform fair hearing rules for Medicaid-funded services, including services requiring prior authorization. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2774 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the purposes for which the system benefit fund may be used. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2874 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to regional and state dental services advisory committees under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2968 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to reimbursement for medications administered to Medicaid recipients receiving emergency medical services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3049 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the closure or change in operation of certain local offices providing health services, including prohibiting the closure or consolidation of services of a state school or hospital for a term of five years. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3050 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the creation of an economic development plan for local communities affected by the closure or change in operation of a state school or hospital. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3060 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to prescription drugs under the Medicaid vendor drug program and other state health and human services programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3176 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to audits of providers in the Medicaid vendor drug program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3235 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to providing interpreter services to certain recipients of medical assistance or their parents or guardians. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3319 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the imposition of a fee for a currency transmission sent to a destination outside this state. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 3336 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to dental hygiene services or procedures provided under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3345 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the creation of the Texas Homefront Heroes program. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 3391 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to prescription drugs under the Medicaid vendor drug program and other state health and human services programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3411 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mental health services for women with postpartum depression. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3418 79-0 (2005) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to audits of providers in the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3436 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the restoration and expansion of the medical assistance, children's health insurance, and other health and human services programs; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3440 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the Medicaid Estate Recovery Program (MERP) Claim. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3466 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to home health care and hospice services under the state child health plan. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HCR 243 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Filed
HCR 249 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Filed
HCR 250 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Received from the House
HR 2267 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1863. Reported enrolled
SB 46 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the establishment of a method to integrate benefits issuance and recipient identification for health and human services programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 47 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the Medicaid fraud reduction pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 48 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna
Relating to reporting requirements for convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 69 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to restoring services under the Medicaid and children's health insurance programs; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 199 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 214 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to providing interpreter services to certain recipients of medical assistance or their parents or guardians. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 358 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 376 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill
Relating to a pilot program for language interpreter services under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 500 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to prices charged for the provision of health care services. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 563 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the prevention of Medicaid fraud; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 566 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to a Medicaid buy-in program for employed persons with disabilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 626 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to medical assistance in certain alternative community-based care settings. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 627 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, John | et. al.
Relating to a pilot program for the transfer of money appropriated for certain institutional care for children to provide community-based services to those children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 630 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to audits of providers in the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 747 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to establishing a demonstration project for women's health care services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 811 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to services referred to podiatrists under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 814 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a dental services pilot program in border-region counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 826 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a study examining the feasibility of providing health services for women with postpartum depression. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 871 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid managed care delivery system. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 872 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to a study regarding the impact of niche hospitals on other general hospitals, to certain reports and disclosure requirements regarding niche hospitals, and to the establishment of an advisory panel to conduct a study on the reporting of health care associated infection rates and process measures. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 873 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to a medical information telephone hotline pilot program under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 952 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to medical support for a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 983 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to hospice services under the state child health plan. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1168 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to supplemental rebates for prescription drugs provided under state health and human services programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1187 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1188 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the medical assistance program and other health and human services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1210 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the uniform fair hearing rules for Medicaid-funded services, including services requiring prior authorization. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1212 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to prescription drugs under the Medicaid vendor drug program and other state health and human services programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1329 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the Interagency Council for Genetic Services and the provision of genetic counseling services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1340 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the regulation and reimbursement of health care services provided through telehealth or telemedicine under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1500 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the allocation of federal funds directed to be used to support graduate medical education in connection with the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Referred to Public Health
SB 1581 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to the creation of a state pharmacy assistance program based on up-front discounts and to supplemental rebates obtained for prescription drugs provided under certain other state programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1756 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the managed care delivery system known as integrated care management. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1819 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance and children's health insurance programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1863 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; providing a penalty. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SR 1084 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1863. Reported enrolled
HB 77 79-1 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to financing children's health insurance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 45 79-2 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to financing children's health insurance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 111 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain supplemental state appropriations for deferred payments. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 112 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain supplemental state appropriations for previously deferred payments. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 115 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to appropriations for Medicare giveback payments. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 110 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to reimbursement rates for ambulance services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 111 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to responsibility for payment for transport by ambulance of a recipient of medical assistance in certain circumstances. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 112 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to reimbursement rates for ambulance services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 440 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the provision of prescribed medications and community and personal care services under the medical assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Referred to State Health Care Expend, Select
HB 525 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to providing health care services without regard to a person's immigration status. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 727 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to disease management programs for certain Medicaid recipients. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 728 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the continuous eligibility of certain children for medical assistance benefits. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 930 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to rates and expenditures under the Medicaid program and the state child health plan program in certain strategic investment areas. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 971 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the liability of a physician or health care provider to an individual receiving benefits under Medicaid. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 989 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the provision of medications and medical supplies under the medical assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select No action taken in committee
HB 1090 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department on Aging to establish a prescription drug information and assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1118 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Relating to the enrollment of certain children and recipients of medical assistance in group health benefit plans. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1149 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the medical transportation program. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1256 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to a prohibition of expansion of managed care delivery systems under the state Medicaid program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Subcommittee members named
HB 1281 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to indemnification by the state of physicians providing certain health care services. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1320 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide care for certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1343 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to providing interpreter services to recipients of medical assistance or their parents or guardians. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1346 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to mental health and substance abuse services provided through certain state health benefit programs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1423 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for language interpreter services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1545 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to a prescription drug purchasing program and an associated assistance program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1548 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to enrollment of certain children in the state child health plan. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1555 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a demonstration project to provide certain medications and related services through the medical assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Considered in Calendars
HB 1559 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a demonstration project to provide certain services and medications through the medical assistance program to persons with HIV infection or AIDS. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Considered in Calendars
HB 1596 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to a requirement that recipients of public assistance enroll dependent children in a public health care program. House: Human Services Meeting cancelled
HB 1671 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to prices of certain prescription drugs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1676 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to Internet access to information on prescription drug prices. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1735 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to disease management services under certain state-funded or state-administered health plans. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1743 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to prevention of fraud and abuse under the medical assistance program; creating an offense. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1786 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for transferring money appropriated to provide institutional care for certain persons to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1787 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide care for certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1804 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to operation of the Medicaid vendor drug program, including the adoption of a preferred drug list and the negotiation of supplemental drug rebates. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1868 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the provision of medical assistance to certain legal immigrants. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1933 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al. Relating to a prescription drug purchasing program and an associated assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1938 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to prices of certain prescription drugs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2016 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to operation of the Medicaid vendor drug program, including the adoption of a preferred drug list and the negotiation of supplemental drug rebates. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select No action taken in committee
HB 2142 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to medical assistance in certain alternative community-based care settings. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2235 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to operations of physicians and other health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2292 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 2298 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the authority of certain state agencies to purchase prescription drugs and other medications jointly with other states. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
HB 2446 78-0 (2003) Author: Smithee, John Relating to standards, guidelines, and contractual provisions of Medicaid managed care plans. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Posting rule suspended
HB 2557 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the provision of medications and medical supplies under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2604 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefits coverage for certain low-income parents of children receiving Medicaid or enrolled in the state child health plan. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2695 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to prescription drug coverage under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2705 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the state Medicaid program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2715 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to dental hygiene services or procedures provided under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2735 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the provision of medications and medical supplies under the medical assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 3012 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the prevention and detection of fraud. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health

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